Wedding Officiants in Ottawa Bilingual, Ontario

Gisèle Savard-Lalonde, MTh (St. Pauls)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Gisèle Savard-LalondeGisèle graduated from Saint Paul University in Ottawa and obtained a Master's Degree in Pastoral Theology. Fluently bilingual in English and French, she worked as a chaplain in a French High School for a few years. Married, with four children, Gisèle is a very caring and down-to-earth person. The following quotation sums up how this wedding officiant thinks: "After years of study, I needed to go back to the basics of life for balance, these being LOVE AND BEAUTY. It would be my privilege to officiate at your wedding day of LOVE in BEAUTY".

Jean Duval, BAawardAdditional LanguagesFrench

Jean DuvalJean is a true people person. With him, it will feel like your wedding ceremony is performed by a long-time family friend! Fluently bilingual in French and English and a resident of Gatineau, this experienced Designated Minister is at his best speaking before a crowd, big or small. He will work with you to give your own personal touches to your ceremony. Diversity and inclusion are values dear to Jean’s heart; he received two awards for his work on Pride Week and an Inclusion Symposium. Jean enjoys the performing arts; from concerts at the NAC to being invited by his friend to watch and support his child’s dance competition. He is also the proud cat dad of Bokchoy, Pamplemousse and Ravioli.

Luc DespatisawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishBilingualFrench

Luc DespatisLuc is one of our most experienced wedding officiants. He is a true 'people person', flexible and open-minded, with a love for life and all that is true. Whether what you have planned is a classical wedding, or a relaxed and laid back one; whether you wish to have your ceremony in French, English or Spanish, it will be a true pleasure for Luc to perform your wedding. Please note. He now spends much of his free time doing charitable work in developing countries so please contact us to check his availability. Luc is licenced in both Ontario and Quebec.

Tina LarocqueawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tina LarocqueTina is a happy-go-lucky person, with a passion for life, possessing a very positive disposition, is organized and loves helping others fulfill their dreams. She will work closely with you to ensure your special day is exactly the way you envisioned. Tina is licenced in both Quebec and Ontario and is fluently bilingual. You will find that she is a non-judgemental person and listens attentively, which enables a strong connection to you both. This allows you to express your needs and opinions openly and honestly, and makes the planning enjoyable, effortless and tons of fun.

Siobhan BondawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Siobhan BondSiobhan (pronounced She-von) is a fluently bilingual professional living in Ottawa, who can provide you with either a French Wedding or English Wedding ceremony. She is a warm, kind, friendly individual who is a self-proclaimed “romantic”. Siobhan would be excited to help you make your wedding day exactly what you want it to be. She believes very strongly in the importance of a couples desire to celebrate, publicly or privately, their love for one another. Siobhan is a graduate of Environmental Studies from Carleton University and has gained experience in public speaking through her many years as an organizer and presenter of music festivals. She has extensive experience listening to other people’s ideas and needs and helping to interpret them into professional and beautiful presentations. Siobhan hopes to be able to provide a ceremony that represents your hopes, dreams and traditions.

Danielle PellerinawardWedding Industy Experts 2015awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Danielle PellerinDanielle was voted by her peers as the most popular wedding officiant in North Bay in the coveted annual Wedding Expert Awards. She can conduct wedding ceremonies in both official languages. "When we are gathered in the name of Love, a powerful and memorable unfolding takes place." This is Danielle's belief about your special day and she will help set the tone for it to unfold in the way that you have envisioned it. As a former teacher/principal, she has much experience and leadership skills in many fields. Her friendly easygoing ways, her great listening skills and her warm smile will surely facilitate the planning and delivery of the services she can provide as you begin a new life together. Call her and you will know you have made the right choice.

Julie GaudreaultawardAdditional LanguagesFrench

Julie GaudreaultJulie was born and raised in Quebec City, but after meeting her future husband, she decided to follow her heart and move to Ottawa to start their lives together. Today they have three beautiful children. Julie is fluently bilingual and able to perform a service in French and English. She is very personable, accommodating, incredibly open-minded and supportive. She is a very approachable individual who treats everyone with respect and genuinely cares about others. Her attention to detail and desire to excel will make her a great choice for your celebration! "Thanks for having taken the time to stop and read a little about me. I'm looking forward to working with you and sharing in your joy!" Julie is an Appointed Designated minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church.

Marie MigneaultawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Marie MigneaultMarie lives in Orleans and is completely fluent in French and English. She is an artist, a gifted healer, very insightful and can bring clarity where there is doubt and hesitation. Marie has been married for over 30 years and has been blessed with two amazing children. She would love nothing more than to perform the wedding ceremony of your choice. She is comfortable and experienced conducting traditional to contemporary, intimate to formal, opposite or same-sex wedding ceremonies. Marie celebrates each individual's uniqueness and she will help you create a ceremony that is as special as you are.

Christine VilleneuveawardWedding Industy Experts 2013awardAdditional LanguagesEnglishBilingualFrench

Christine VilleneuveChristine is an award-winning wedding officiant. If we had an A list, she would be at the top, plus she is perfectly bilingual. She has many years of experience in public speaking. Christine's warm and inviting personality makes everyone feel comfortable immediately and she is dedicated to working with couples to create their very special day. Christine is licensed in Ontario and Quebec.

Mireille GroleauawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Mireille GroleauYour love is a story waiting to be told. Your wedding celebration is the first page of this beautiful romantic story. As a communications specialist and former Radio-Canada producer, I have organized banquets, hosted fundraisers, in French or English or both. I am comfortable conducting your traditional or contemporary, intimate or formal wedding ceremonies in small or large settings. Let me make your life easier and help with the personal touches to your ceremony, including readings, music, even a role for your dog. Let love be your muse! Originally from Northern Ontario, I live in Orléans with my husband of 30 years. We have three children and a dog name Bozzo. I am a paper artist and avid scrapbooker.

Alexander Gibson, BA, MAawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Alexander Gibson'Sandy' has the ability to accommodate a wide variety of requests, whether in English, French, or Bilingual. With his sincerity and his family-friendly brand of humour, he is dedicated to making your wedding ceremony memorable and enjoyable. He is very comfortable speaking in any size of crowd. He’s an Ottawa-based teacher, performer and dog-lover who enjoys cooking, swimming and improv comedy. Sandy is an active Designated Minister with Clergy Support Memorial and when he has a chance for some downtime, it is spent outdoors, traveling or volunteering at Camp Oochigeas near Rosseau, ON.

Nicola Wolters, B.A. ( McGill )awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Nicola WoltersNicola who is licenced in Ontario and Quebec, lives in Gloucester and believes your wedding day should be celebrated the way you want it celebrated. She can help you with your choice of a bilingual (English/French) customized ceremony. Having worked as a birth and postpartum doula she has first-hand practice in supporting families at every stage and appreciates the importance of celebrating life's milestones. She is an experienced wedding officiant with a great voice and a nice sense of humour. Nicola considers it to be a privilege and honour to help you celebrate your special day.

Yvon BergeronawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Yvon BergeronYvon is a facilitator and always give2 100% of himself. He was the master of ceremonies at an event at the age of 6. Since then he has never stopped working in public. Yvon loves people, loves life and people love him. His motto is ‘life is good’. Yvon is ready to help you prepare your wedding ceremony the way you want it done. He will listen to you. Yvon has many talents such as advisor, facilitator, motivator, master of ceremony, trainer, musician, singer, sense of humour, etc. Yvon believes that EVERYBODY has many, many talents and he wants to use his to the maximum for you. If you decide to ask for him, you will never regret it. Take the time to choose the right person for your ceremony because it is a UNIQUE moment in your life.

Natalie Joy QuesnelawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Natalie Joy QuesnelNatalie Joy is an experienced public speaker, educator, dog-lover and chocolate addict. Having spent her childhood in Saint-Isidore and her adult life in Ottawa, Natalie Joy is fluent in both official languages and is licensed to perform ceremonies in both Ontario and Quebec. A graduate of the University of Ottawa with a Masters of Fine Arts, Natalie Joy is compassionate, versatile and passionate about making your special occasion a memorable experience. In her spare time Natalie Joy can be found watching reruns of Star Trek or enjoying board games with her husband and two beautiful daughters.

Diane PaquetteawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Diane PaquetteYou will appreciate having Diane perform your wedding ceremony. She is a sympathetic and joyful people person. Diane has lived in eastern Ontario for over 40 years, has devoted her life to her marriage, her two grown children and her teaching career. She is fluently bilingual. Her background in Social Work and as a guidance counsellor have prepared her well to offer a ceremony according to the couple's wishes. She is at ease with various situations and will assure you a memorable day. Diane is licenced in Ontario and Quebec.

Brigitte SamsonawardWedding Industy Experts 2015awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Brigitte SamsonBrigitte was recently crowned the ‘Officiant of the Year 2017 and 2018’ in Canada – Wedding Planning Institute of Canada. Brigitte is a fluently bilingual certified wedding planner and proud owner of Peak Planning Events. She has over 10 years of Wedding and Special Event Planning expertise and has been nominated for Best Wedding Planner in Ottawa 4 years in a row! This Ottawa native brings with her a wealth of industry knowledge and her zest for life to everyone she meets. She can help you with every wedding detail, with the care and attention as if it were her own special day. Licenced both in Ontario and Quebec, Brigitte respects and honours all religious, spiritual and cultural backgrounds. She is comfortable conducting French, English, bilingual or same-sex wedding ceremonies.

Muguette PrevostawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Muguette PrevostBorn in Montreal, Muguette moved to Ottawa in the 1980s and now resides in Embrun, Ontario. She has been licenced in Ontario and Quebec for many years. She is retired from the City of Ottawa where she was appointed by the city clerk to perform English, French and bilingual wedding ceremonies. The institution of marriage is sacred to her. Her energy, warmth and inviting personality makes everyone comfortable immediately. She is open-minded, loves working with couples to ensure their ceremony is perfect for them, and is always happy to go out of her way to please. She has a deep respect of other cultures and faiths. She has also performed many same sex ceremonies and feels privileged when a couple chooses her to unite them in marriage. Muguette's goal is making your special day one that you will cherish all your life.

Karine BrassardawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Karine BrassardKarine is open-minded, generous and has the utmost respect for couple's commitment. She is excellent at helping people finding simple gestures, words and songs that will add meaning to your unique wedding ceremony. She is fluently bilingual in French and English and lives in Ottawa. She graduated with a BA in Women’s Studies from York University, she worked for four years in Asia as a teacher, and now her focus is on raising awareness about mental health and wellness. Karine’s always up for a road trip, and enjoys the opportunity to meet new people and discover new places. We know you will enjoy working with her.

Penny Lee PrevostawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishFrenchBilingual

Penny Lee PrevostPenny Lee is based in Limoges and enjoys connecting people. When it is a connection of love, she believes she can help people nurture their relationships for a long-term commitment. Wedding ceremonies and vows should reflect the uniqueness of that relationship. She encourages and supports original ideas believing that celebrating your love in your own special way should capture the essence of your love. Whether you want an English or French ceremony, traditional or contemporary, Penny Lee can help make your day a truly wonderful experience. Your wedding will be unique to your lifestyle, personalized and to your complete satisfaction.